innit

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See also: init

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪnɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪnɪt

Contraction[edit]

innit

  1. (informal, low register) Contraction of isn't it.
    Innit your birthday today?
    It's your birthday today, innit?
  2. (Britain, informal, proscribed) Used as a replacement for any other negative tag question, irrespective of person, number, or verb.
    You like listening to pop music, innit?
    You was dissing my girl, innit?
  3. (Britain, informal, proscribed) Used as a discourse marker.
    I like pop music innit

Usage notes[edit]

  • When used as a generic tag question in British English, sometimes associated with Multicultural London English, but considered bad or broken English by most educated speakers.

Synonyms[edit]